The Blog

01 Aug

What is a Pressure Reducing Valve?

A common problem with boilers ……. One of the most common problems with boilers we at Watertite find is the failure of the ‘Pressure Reducing Valve‘ or PRV for short. Although they are not essential to all boilers, it is advisable to fit one to the cold mains inlet.  Low water pressure can cause issues but

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06 Jul

Smart Meters and New Technology

How many of you are considering installing the latest technology? …. With every passing month something new hits the market to improve the efficiency in our homes.  There are a variety of different devices on the market and choosing the right one for your home and system can be a minefield. The latest models are

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27 Jun

During the Summer months

Getting your house in order … Like most of us, the Summer months are not only a time to enjoy the great outdoors but an opportunity to carry out those necessary repairs and essential maintenance at home. Your central heating should be off over the Summer and many of us forget about the central heating

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15 Jun

Need a new toilet?

Who knew there were so many different types of toilets ….. Have you thought about upgrading your bathroom or cloakroom lately? Well, one of the essential items for these rooms are the toilets.  We often take them for granted but they are a necessity and maybe you didn’t realise there was so much choice out

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08 Jun

What to consider when choosing a boiler

At some point in our lives most of us will have to make a decision about replacing our boiler, how do you go about it? Choosing from the wide range of brands on the market is not easy, the choice is endless and can be quite daunting and time-consuming, to say the least. Deciding on

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17 May

Recommendations for a plumber

When recommended a tradesperson … It has been said over the years that the economy always slows down when it’s an election year, how true that is, it’s really hard to say. We at Watertite here in Bristol offer a service to our customers that generally isn’t or shouldn’t be affected by the economy or

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09 May

Guide to starting your home improvement project

What you should do …. Not everyone is organised enough to realise that when you start a project, like a new bathroom or kitchen, either on your own or with a trades person, organisation is key. Once you’ve started the project it’s too late to make changes, especially if you have trades people on site

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02 May

Plumbing & Heating Regulations

Did you know? …… The plumbing and heating industries are the most regulated trades of the construction industry and for those cowboys out there that do not comply with current building regulations, they are not only putting lives at risk but it can seriously impact on their businesses. Believe it or not, a bathroom is

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11 Apr

How to check a tradespersons credentials

Do you check your chosen tradesperson’s credentials? ….. How much importance do you place on the credentials of the person you have asked to repair your boiler or your fridge? In today’s extremely competitive marketplace, picking the right repair specialist or tradesperson here in Bristol can be very confusing and often it’s worthwhile checking out

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03 Apr

Do I Need a Plumber? Guide to Calling Out a Plumber

I’m sure that anyone who’s been stuck in a situation with a blocked toilet or burst pipe, looks at plumbers like the heroes they can be. However, it isn’t all capes and spandex, plumbers do a number of domestic and commercial jobs; from unclogging drains to maintaining numerous types of piping systems found across waste

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